Data Privacy Regulations and Risk Assessment Frameworks

Learning objectives

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Understand the impact of technology on privacy
  • Discuss recent development in privacy protection laws and the key issues
  • Understand privacy risk assessment frameworks and their contents

Instructor bio

Dr. Wang receives his PhD from Purdue University. He is an award-winning professor in both teaching and research. He mainly teaches audit analytics, data mining, IT auditing and accounting information systems. He has been invited by conferences and universities around the world to discuss curriculum design and teaching strategies. He is currently listed on the Fulbright Specialist Roster for developing analytics curriculum for accounting programs. Dr. Wang’s research interests are IT management and information security management. He is currently the 2nd most productive accounting information systems researcher based on Brigham Young University’s accounting researcher ranking and his papers have more than 30,000 full text downloads from the Science Direct academic network. He has been regularly invited by other universities to present his research. He actively serves in the professional community as an editor, reviewer, conference/workshop coordinator. He is the president of the American Accounting Association Midwest Region in 2020. Dr. Wang also actively engage with practitioners. He was the 2018 KPMG James Marwick Professor in Residence ( and was a speaker as well as a facilitator about audit analytics at a chief audit executive roundtable hosted by the Institute of Internal Auditors
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